Congratulations to the winners of the Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature!

Friday, April 1, 2011
Picture Book Winner:

Yasmin’s Hammer written by Ann Malaspina and illustrated by Doug Ghayka (Lee and Low, 2010)

Picture Book Honor:

Fly Free! written by Roseanne Thong and illustrated by Eujin Kim Neilan (Boyds Mills Press, 2010)

Children’s Literature Winner:

Heart of a Samurai written by Margi Preus (Amulet Books, 2010)

Children’s Literature Honor:

Bamboo People written by Mitali Perkins (Charlesbridge, 2010)

Young Adult Literature Winner:

Shooting Kabul written by N. H. Senzai (Simon and Schuster, 2010)

Young Adult Literature Honor:

A Boy of Heart Mountain written by Barbara Bazaldua and illustrated by Willie Ito (Yabitoon Books, 2010)

The Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature honor and recognize the literary and artistic merit of work about Asian/Pacific Americans and their heritage. Click here to see the winners in the adult fiction and adult nonfiction categories. Congratulations to all! =D


Medeia Sharif said...

Congrats to the winners!

I loved Shooting Kabul, and I'd like to read Bamboo People.

Tarie said...

* celebratory dance with Medeia * =D

Zarah Grace C. Gagatiga said...

tar - will repost in my library blog. would love to have them in the library :-)

Tarie said...

Sure thing, Zarah! =D

Reymos said...

Thanks for sharing... Are these books available in bookstores in Manila? Ive not tried to search them from Amazon or the Book Depository, but these books are worth exploring.

Tarie said...

Hi, Reymos! Heart of a Samurai and Shooting Kabul are definitely available in Manila bookstores. =D

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